"It probably helps that Pournelle is from a scientific background and has written a number of s-f stories and novels. He teamed with Larry Niven for several top notch novels like The Mote in God's Eye, Footfall and Lucifer's Hammer among…"
"I rate them same as you with the series on a steady downward spiral. I loved Beneath when I saw it as a kid in the theatre although re-watches over the years have made the flaws more obvious. I don't believe I have ever been able to make it…"
"I still have my first ever book about comics - a well worn copy of Jules Feiffer's The Great Comic Book Heroes. I wish I still had my copy of Les Daniels' Comix, which made for a great companion piece to the Feiffer book. Most of the…"
"Drawing, painting and photo-shopping are my primary off hour activities - never attempted a comic cover though. My stuff tends to be more cartoon-y so if I attempted a cover recreation it would need to be more in the vein of a parody.
I believe P.…"
"Jeff, have you ever read Planet of the Apes:Evolution of a Legend ? It gives a nice overview of the entire run of films and the various off shoots. I received it as a present a couple of Christmas' ago and really enjoyed it."
""No Money Down" is one of my favorite Berry songs. There is a great video on You Tube of him performing the song in concert - the video begins with a filmed intro of Chuck in a garage full of Cadillacs. Humble Pie did a terrific version of…"
"There was a hits collection released in the Seventies as a double album that had one of the best ever anthology titles - Chuck Berry's Golden Decade. I believe The Great Twenty Eight includes everything from that collection and possibly a few…"
"An immensely talented artist. I had read just a few weeks ago that he was retiring due to continuing health problems. His Seventies work on Swamp Thing and on various stories for Warren are some of the best horror comics ever produced."
"The best Hammer horror films are those produced prior to 1968, after that the movies got nastier and nastier - see Jeff's comments above regarding Frankenstein Must Be Destroyed - and they lost me with their nihilistic attitude.
Part of the…"
"Evil of Frankenstein seems like Hammer's attempt at a more traditional Universal style Frankenstein flick. Guess it didn't do particularly well since they returned to their own continuity with Frankenstein Created Woman."
"What was especially jarring to me was the artwork - going from a Thor story inked by either Coletta or Everett to a Sinnott inked Inhumans story. The back up would have made much more sense in the FF. With Marvel's big expansion on the…"
Romita Sr is celebrating number 87 today. Has any comic book artist had more challenges thrown at him? Making the move from DC romance comics to Marvel super heroes in the mid-Sixties he replaced Wally Wood on Daredevil, then he was tabbed to replace Ditko on Spider-Man, four years later Stan asked him to take over the Fantastic Four after 102 issues of Kirby.See More